WHO: Artists from around the world.
WHAT: The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts offers artists-in-residence the gift of time, space, and financial support. Few programs exist either on the national or international level where the sole mission is to support the creativity of artists. From the beginning, the art-making process has been the highest priority at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, where both the atmosphere and environment offer ideal situations for creative growth and experimentation. Artists from around the world come to the Bemis Center to work in this supportive community and confront new challenges.
WHEN: Residency: January 2013 - June 2013. Application deadline: February 28.
PAYMENTS: The Bemis Center is housed in two urban warehouses totaling 110,000 square feet in downtown Omaha, NE. Each artist is provided with 2 - 4 months of uninterrupted, self-directed work time, a generously sized live/work studio with a private bathroom and kitchen, 24 hour access to facilities including a wood shop, approximately 9,000 square feet of installation spaces, a large sculpture fabrication facility and a $750 monthly stipend granted to each artist. The newly renovated 10,000 square foot Okada Sculpture Facility features 12 foot garage doors, a kiln room with a 31"W x 42"L x 27"D Bailey electric kiln, a clay mixing room, 176 square foot ventilated room, welding facilities and 6,000 square feet of open space.
DETAILS: The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts was founded in 1981 by artists, for artists. As an artist-centered organization, the Bemis Center’s sole mission is to support contemporary artists of exceptional talent. In this spirit, the Bemis Center seeks to perpetually give the institution to artists working at the forefront of contemporary culture. In addition to our international artist-in-residence program, our exhibitions, projects and community arts programs provide direct support to artists' process and catalyze their work to engage and challenge the public.
Deadline: 28 February 2012 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Bemis Center for Contemporary Art
[ Added on 8 February 2012 ]
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